Design Home is a leading Canadian sales agency, founded in 1998 by Jay Djang and Sam Rossi. The company grew out of a demand to supply the Canadian giftware industry attractive & marketable products from leading US suppliers.
While many sales agencies and distributors focus specifically on gift or stationery products, Design Home Gift & Paper represents a complete blend of coordinated gift, housewares, furniture, fashion accessories, home & garden, personal care, trend & lifestyle and stationery products, to include 28 brands and 90,000 SKU's. Our product lines are represented nationally through a divisionalized sales force of 30 professionals, supported by an administrative, and sales & marketing management infrastructure. Design Home services 6000 mid. to better independent retailers & regional/national chains, in all categories of trade from general gift, museum, gallery, garden centre, florist, hospital gift, stationery, book, furniture, home decor to lifestyle accounts. Our high-profile vendors include: Raz Imports, the leading seasonal gift & décor line, in the marketplace; Creative Brands, an industry leader encompassing six brands: Santa Barbara Design Studio, 47th & Main House & Home, Slant Collections, Stephan Baby, Heartfelt & Faithworks; TAG, one of the most highly acclaimed housewares, gift & home décor manufacturers; Mud Pie, an award-winning manufacturer of innovatively-designed and affordably priced gifts, with three divisions: Home, Kids & Women, producing the #1 Baby Gift line in the industry; and Thymes, the leading personal care and home fragrance line in the US specialty market.



To keep pace with our substantial growth, Design Home has opened a new 18,000 sq. ft. corporate showroom with bistro, lounge & meeting spaces, just blocks from the Toronto Gift + Home Market. Our showroom is open two days in advance of the Show for our Pre-Show event, and 7:00am each morning, during show days. We also close late each night during the show and by appointment.

Our significant investment will bring our customers the largest showroom of any giftware agency or distributor, in Canada. This new space will host pre-show, VIP events and mid-season introductions, attracting many more retailers to shop Design Home brands. This new initiative will elevate our customers’ experience to a level unparalleled by any other supplier to the industry. Additionally, Design Home also exhibits in a large booth at the Toronto Gift + Home Market, at the Congress Centre, North Building


In additional to traditional print advertising positioned in leading industry publications & direct-mail marketing initiatives, Design Home also reaches it's retail base via e-marketing & Instagram posts. This ensures that all seasonal or show incentives along with the introduction of new product lines & line extensions, are communicated to retailers, in a fast and efficient manner. Additionally, retailers can also access our manufacturers' catalogues and place orders, through our online e-commerce site.


Design Home takes pride in its professional merchandising & display standards. The company has won the following awards, to include: Best Overall Exhibitor for merchandising & design (Vancouver), Best Booth Prize (Alberta) and Honourable Mention (Toronto).